New Initiative Aims to Turn Around Struggling Schools

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The state legislature — the governor — along with state education officials — have joined forces to help 15 struggling elementary schools around the state. The state is providing $15 million dollars in grants — to help improve the academic performance of students at targeted schools. The new Turn Around initiative provides both financial and…

ASU Tennis: ITA announces 2021 Division I Men Academic Awards

” TEMPE, Ariz. | The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the 2021 Division I Men ITA Scholar-Athletes and All-Academic Teams this week, with Alabama State well represented with five individuals and a team award. Alabama State was one of two teams from the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) to earn the All-Academic Team distinction, while the Hornets also had five student-athletes earn ITA Scholar-Athlete honors […]” For more visit AlabamaNews.Net!

ASU Football: SWAC Media Days to be held Tuesday in Birmingham and aired on ESPN3

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) will host its annual SWAC Football Media on Tuesday, July 20 at 10:00 am CST at the Sheraton-Birmingham. The event will be streamed live on ESPN3 with college football commentators Tiffany Greene and Jay Walker teaming up to host the event.
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Thank You for your Support in the 6th Annual ‘Stuff the Truck’ Event

The 6th annual ‘Stuff the Truck’ event kicked off today. Many of the challenges we face are even more difficult now because of the pandemic, so imagine what life must be like for Alabama students who depend on the free or reduced lunch program a for meal each day. For many of them, it’s their only meal of the day….

Autauga County Schools Hiring Substitute Teachers, Bus Drivers, More

Autauga County Schools is trying to fill a substitute shortage before students head back to school in just over two weeks. There’s a need for more than just teachers. The district is seeking substitute bus drivers, custodians and even school nurses. Starting pay is $100 a day for teachers, and up to $20 an hour for custodians, bus drivers and…